Baba-Kız İlişkileri Bağlamında Nahid Sırrı Örik’in Sultan Hamid Düşerken Adlı Romanı

Nahid Sırrı Örik's novel titled When Sultan Hamid Was Falling, published in 1957, on the one hand mirrors the last period of the Ottoman period full of political turmoil, on the other hand, reflects the change of the individual as a result of political transformations. The events surrounding Mehmet Şahabettin Pasha and his daughter Nimet, one of the important names of the Abdülhamit Period, show the collapse of the state and moral structure in a wide framework. Accordingly, both Mehmet Şahabettin Pasha and Nimet stand out as novel characters who changed sides for their interests. This situation has been experienced for a long time as a result of Nimet's directing his father. Nimet, who approached the Unionists in response to Sultan Hamid's shaken authority, married Şefik on the condition that his father be a deputy in the parliament. As a result of this marriage, she comes to the fore as a woman who constantly influences Şefik in political life. Although Nimet is a character who seems to stay behind in the field of politics, she is in politics in terms of directing the men around her. Even though she may seem a negative figure because of the steps she takes due to her interests, Nimet also shows the characteristics of an educated, strong woman who can generate ideas and influence her surroundings with these ideas. Of course, the situation that allows all this is the father-daughter relationship between Nimet and her father. Because Nimet, who was raised in a modern way, is appreciated by her father and turns into a mentor as a result of the events that make the text interesting. For this reason, in our study, in the face of an aged, disgraced, and ineffective father; The situation of Nimet, who stands as a young, dynamic, intelligent and strong woman, and in this context, the father-daughter relationship will be examined.


Keywords: father-daughter relationships, psychoanalysis, women in politics, II. Constitutionalism.